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Just as in 1980, Zimbabwe’s Celebration May Be Short-Lived

By the thousands upon thousands, the people thronged the streets, waving banners, chanting slogans. A long-awaited future was fast approaching their land, Zimbabwe. One name was on all their lips: Robert Mugabe. But this was not the huge crowd that flowed through Harare, the country’s capital, on Saturday, clamoring for …

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Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

Photo President Trump held a cabinet meeting at the White House on Monday. Credit Tom Brenner/The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday officially designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, returning the rogue nation to a list from which it had been removed during the …

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Detroit: The Most Exciting City in America?

As more cars like the Bolt EV become available, it’s exciting to see car companies in the United States once again on the forefront of innovation. Maybe one day Detroit’s beautiful, empty interstates will turn into rivers of individuated, autonomous mass transit. Everyone can read novels while they get whisked …

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Charles Manson: Here’s what happened to his cult followers who committed gruesome murders – National

Charles Manson, the convicted mass murderer and cult leader who died on Sunday at the age of 83, orchestrated the gruesome murders of seven people in August 1969 in California by his followers, a group of runaways and outcasts known as the “Manson Family.” READ MORE: Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson dead at …

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Iraq’s Top Court Rules Kurdish Referendum Unconstitutional

Iraq’s top court ruled Monday that a Kurdish independence referendum was unconstitutional. The court said the decision should cancel the results of the vote in which an overwhelming majority of those who participated supported independence. Iraq’s central government has repeatedly made known it saw the vote as illegal, and the …

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South Korea Vying with China as New Benefactor for Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES —  South Korea is vying with China to help develop the Philippines, as the aid recipient’s president crafts a multi-country foreign policy with no clear favorite. South Korean President Moon Jae-in told counterparts from the Philippines, as well as nine other Southeast Asian countries at regional summits last …

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Zimbabwe’s President Clings to Power After Being Sacked As Ruling Party Leader

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe addressed the nation in a televised speech Sunday after being sacked as the ruling party leader. Reading his statement in a hesitant manner, the 93-year-old leader said “the pillars of state remained functional” during the most recent political turmoil and made it known he would preside …

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